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Ethics watchdog chides capital commission CEO for 12 violations of rules

Ethics watchdog chides capital commission CEO for 12 violations of rules

OTTAWA — The federal ethics watchdog says the head of an agency overseeing important federal sites in and around Ottawa violated conflict-of-interest rules a dozen times.
N.L. to enjoy fastest-growing economy thanks to oil production: report

N.L. to enjoy fastest-growing economy thanks to oil production: report

A dramatic economic turnaround is being predicted for Newfoundland and Labrador next year, according to a new report by a national economic think tank.
Trudeau names four new senators, filling every seat in the Senate

Trudeau names four new senators, filling every seat in the Senate

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has appointed four new senators — including a failed Liberal candidate — filling every seat in the upper chamber.
Feds set new limits on pilot flight times to curb crew fatigue

Feds set new limits on pilot flight times to curb crew fatigue

OTTAWA — The federal government is enacting strict new measures to address mounting concerns about tired flight crews on commercial planes — big and small.
Trump's willingness to intervene in Meng detention roils Canada's justification

Trump's willingness to intervene in Meng detention roils Canada's justification

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has reaffirmed Canada's commitment to the rule of law following Donald Trump's declaration that he might intervene in charges against a top Chinese corporate executive who was arrested in Vancouver. The U.S.
Scientist awarded $100K for work on Arctic contaminants that led to ban

Scientist awarded $100K for work on Arctic contaminants that led to ban

An Environment Canada scientist whose work on contaminants in the Arctic environment helped lead to global controls on toxic chemicals is getting an award.

Analysis: China plays hardball with ex-diplomat's seizure

BEIJING — China is playing hardball with the detention of a former Canadian diplomat days after Canada arrested a leading Chinese executive.
In the news today, Dec. 12

In the news today, Dec. 12

Five stories in the news for Wednesday, Dec.
Online sales, interactive displays as lottery agencies vie for customers

Online sales, interactive displays as lottery agencies vie for customers

WINNIPEG — Like many millennials, Sarah Rogalsky doesn't go out of her way to buy lottery tickets. The 32-year-old is part of an office pool and chips in $2 a week at her Winnipeg workplace, primarily for the social aspect of playing with others.

Take my NAFTA, please: As Pelosi riffs, questions abound on fate of USMCA

WASHINGTON — North of the border, Canada's hard-won free-trade deal with the United States and Mexico is considered a matter of existential importance, heavy with implications for workers, businesses and governments of all political stripes.